Teen Locked in Autistic Body Finds Inner Voice

Her finger hovers over the keyboard, sometimes for hours, before she painstakingly begins to type: "You don't know what it feels like to be me, when you can't sit still because your legs feel like they are on fire or it feels like a hundred ants are crawling up your arms." Something extraordinary happened to Carly Fleischmann, a severely autistic 14-year-old who, unable to speak, was once written off as mentally deficient. "It is hard to be autistic because no one understands me. People...Full Story
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